Season 2 Episode 9 Extra

Tracing Tina Fey's Paternal Line

Professor Gates introduces Tina Fey to her 5th Great-Grandfather, John Hewson, a British textile manufacturer who was once the esteemed guest of founding father Benjamin Franklin.

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Finding Your Roots Season Eight

Today’s most compelling personalities discover the surprising stories buried within their own families. Meet 21 fascinating new guests who are game-changers in their fields, with family histories that illustrate the power and diversity of the human experience. Tuesdays at 8/7c.

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WETA | Finding Your Roots
with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

New Episodes: Tuesdays at 8/7c